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LG seems to have included a snooper app "MLT" which per default is enabled, and probably serves purpose to help LG remote support, but it tries to track all your activity and logs GPS position together with the details gathered, and that includes calls, apps starting, removing etc...

all data is collected and placed on /mpt partition, it seems not to be per reboot, but actually kept during flash and upgrades.

i sugges you disable this(maybe already is on 4.0.3) MLT.apk + MLT.odex and reboot or disable in hidden menu (3845#*880# -> MLT -> disable)

why track all your moves on the phone, and basically make it slow as well?

btw, this is also on 4.0.3, and not only on latest 4.1.2 stock.
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12th March 2013, 09:18 PM |#2  
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Wow thanks for the hint...

So you think they spot unlocked bootloaders with that or even root?

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12th March 2013, 09:19 PM |#3  
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Thank you! So theoretically, disabling this should help performance, right?
12th March 2013, 09:20 PM |#4  
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LG seems to have included a snooper app "MLT" which per default is enabled, and probably serves purpose to help LG remote support, but it tries to track all your activity and logs GPS position together with the details gathered, and that includes calls, apps starting, removing etc...

all data is collected and placed on /mpt partition, it seems not to be per reboot, but actually kept during flash and upgrades.

i sugges you disable this(maybe already is on 4.0.3) MLT.apk + MLT.odex and reboot or disable in hidden menu (3845#*880# -> MLT -> disable)

why track all your moves on the phone, and basically make it slow as well?

btw, this is also on 4.0.3, and not only on latest 4.1.2 stock.

Thanx BRO
12th March 2013, 09:20 PM |#5  
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So you think they spot unlocked bootloaders with that or even root?

no, i just fell over the /mpt partition and saw all the data together with the IMEI in serial file, but it does not change anything.

it can be something enables it or something else.
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12th March 2013, 09:23 PM |#6  
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thx for Info Dex.
Now i need to install new sniffer to find so bad tools too.

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12th March 2013, 09:25 PM |#7  
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Maybe you can view these activities better in logcat or another debug? It probably wont show exactly what data is going out to LG, but it still may be interesting to see how active the app is.

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12th March 2013, 09:32 PM |#8  
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ok,
looking more into the MPT_MainData.db , it is only tracking data from 4.1.2 , so even if app is on 4.0.3, the /mpt must be cleared when you flash a new kdz that is only good news but still little strange.
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Ok i disabled MLT and my phone now is very fast and smooth. I don't have any lag in launcher. So this is very strange...

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12th March 2013, 10:48 PM |#10  
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I couldnt go to hidden menu and disable it - unless I already did while I was cleaning out bloatware.
12th March 2013, 11:22 PM |#11  
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I couldnt go to hidden menu and disable it - unless I already did while I was cleaning out bloatware.

i believe so, i found it on the list, when i searched xda for hits , so i could check name before i wrote something bad or incorrect .
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